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Making Kilopixel X-Ray Microcalorimeter Arrays a Reality



William B. Doriese, Megan E. Eckart


To enable unprecedented imaging X-ray spectroscopy, scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are developing arrays of high-resolution microcalorimeters and their readout.
SPIE Newsroom


transition-edge sensor, microcalorimeter, SQUID multiplexer, X-ray astronomy


Doriese, W. and Eckart, M. (2009), Making Kilopixel X-Ray Microcalorimeter Arrays a Reality, SPIE Newsroom, [online],, (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created February 9, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017